Record Details

NHER Number:10369
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic pottery find

Summary

Fragments of a Neolithic pottery vessel were found in 1959.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4160 0596
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1959.
Fragments of Neolithic necked beaker found south of wind mill at a depth of 1.2m (4 feet) in clean sand under concrete floor of garage.
Top 0.6m (2 feet) of sand discoloured.
Site visited by R.R. Clarke (NCM), 15 October 1959.
Inspection pit 4m (13 feet) long by 0.9m (3 feet) wide. Sample of white material sent to [1]. See report (S1) in file.
Photograph (S2).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1959.376). Listed as possibly Beaker in museum records and also listed as such in (S3).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 40 NW 6.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 4.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Halvergate.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Lincoln Sutton and Wood Ltd.. 1959. Certificate Of Analysis. 17 November.
<S2>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S3>Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 545; Fig 628.

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